General Building Maintenance Operative

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Job Description

Your New Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a permanent General Building Operative to join our Ministry of Justice (MoJ) account in HMP Liverpool, 68 Hornby Road, Liverpool, L9 3DF, this role is based on-site, accessible by public transport and with free parking available.

There will be a need to work 1 in 4 weekends but this would be on a rota basis (and with an additional allowance of 15% of basic salary).

At Amey, we’re supporting our justice client, His Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) by providing them with safe, clean and efficient prisons. By using our facilities management expertise, we help keep 60 secure premises across England and Wales running smoothly.

General Building Operative plays an important part in ensuring the planned and reactive maintenance work within the prisons is carried out in a safe, compliant and timely manner.

The standard hours of work are 39 hours per week (across 7 days where a weekend shift pattern is in place), between 07:45 and 16:45.

Work-life balance and flexibility are key for our success. We empower our people to make choices that are right for them. And with a network of offices across the UK, we’re open to discussing working options that suit you.

You will be responsible for:

  • To work in a team to provide general maintenance tasks and support tradespeople on site.
  • Provide a professional assistance service to those requesting support including contractor escorting duties when required.
  • Complete tasks associated with DIY such as Decorating, hanging notice boards, building furniture, repair of items around the prison.
  • Checking appliances, fittings and general environment are in good working order and all defects reported to Team Leader.
  • General good housekeeping, including litter picking and landscaping around the grounds if required.
  • All other FM duties as required directed by team manager.
  • This role will also support both local and business zero carbon programmes, working towards zero carbon in a strategic and lean manner as and where it is appropriate.
  • Responsible for ensuring H&S standards are achieved across the contract.

What makes this role unique is you will support the engineers in all maintenance across the site as well as working independently. Prison Security Clearance will be required (Amey will support you through this process).

We want to hear from you if you have:

  • Solid experience in DIY/ general building maintenance.
  • CITB relevant certification or equivalent.
  • Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team.

Ideally you will be qualified in a trade with experience in general maintenance.

In addition to this, it would be desirable if you have time management skills and experience working within a large site area, although this is not essential as we will provide you with the required development you need to bring you up to speed.

What we offer you

When you join us, we can offer flexibility, career development, a choice of benefits and support that help you through all life’s ups and downs. It’s the reason why Investors in People put us among the top 1% of employers and we have a competitive reward and benefits program

  • Career Development – Exceptional development and progression plan
  • Pension – Generous Pension scheme which we will contribute to
  • Holidays – Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Choices – Our flexible benefits scheme is tailored by you, including buying additional annual leave, cycle2work scheme, charity giving and gym membership
  • Save with Amey – Our online voucher portal gives you access to thousands of discounts from leading retailers to help you save on shopping, days out, or nights in. It includes healthcare, free GP service, dental vouchers
  • Social Value – You’ll get 2 Community Involvement Days each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice and further opportunities to support fundraising initiatives

We embrace difference and support individuals to work in ways that work best for them.

We are committed to working sustainably and by working in partnership with the communities we serve, so people and the planet are protected.

Who is Amey?

  • We are a leading provider of full life-cycle engineering, operations, and decarbonisation solutions, for transport infrastructure and complex facilities.
  • Our purpose is to deliver sustainable infrastructure solutions that enhance life and protect our shared future.
  • We combine exceptional expertise in Consulting & Design, Advisory & Analytics, Transport Infrastructure and Complex Facilities to design, manage, and maintain clients’ assets throughout their lifetime.
  • Our leading data and analytics capability enable us to create transformative solutions that strengthen resilience and drive sustainable improvements.

To find out more take a look at our website www.amey.co.uk

Application Guidance

Amey is committed to Inclusion and Diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. Please contact our recruitment team at peopleservices@amey.co.uk to discuss any access needs, reasonable adjustments or additional support that may be required at any point during the recruitment process.

Apply today – We are excited to hear from you!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date should we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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